Monthly Archives: December 2018

Blue Christmas: Doye O’Dell; Elvis Presley; Seymour Swine and the Squealers

Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic holiday song, Blue Christmas. We will first discuss the original release by Doye O’Dell in 1948. Next, we will review a famous cover of this song by Elvis Presley, and we … Continue reading

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want: The Rolling Stones; the film The Big Chill; Al Kooper

Hello there! This is a continuation of our series Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies. This week our blog features a wonderful late-60s rocker, You Can’t Always Get What You Want. We will first discuss the original song by … Continue reading

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Runaway: Del Shannon; Bonnie Raitt; The Ventures

Hello there! This week our blog features a great early 60s tune, Runaway. We will discuss the original version of the song by Del Shannon. Next, we will show the cover by Bonnie Raitt, and finally a cover by the … Continue reading

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